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Excavator controlled in Germany digs in Korea

Doosan is this week demonstrating the use of 5G communications technology to remotely control an excavator in South Korea from a trade show booth in Germany. The demonstration of what is now possible takes place on the Doosan stand at the Bauma construction machinery trade fair in Munich this week. …

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Selwood Chooses Sure-Track!

Selwood has partnered with Sure-Track to install vehicle monitoring technology across its fleet. Sure-Track will install its latest keypad immobilisers, which are activated with a PIN code or RFID tags, across the Selwood 1000+ hire fleet. As well as preventing unauthorised use and theft, the system also contains full telematics …

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Topcon announces acquisition of ThunderBuild

Topcon Positioning Group announces the complete acquisition of ThunderBuild BV Group, expanding the portfolio of Topcon paving solutions. Based in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, ThunderBuild develops software related to logistics management with a primary focus in the asphalt market, as well as additional applications that pertain to the transport of bulk …

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Automated earthworks

Automated earthworks

Automated earthworks: Topcon’s machine control and automation technology has been used to support major road improvement earthworks on the A14. When embarking on a major road project – the Highways England A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme – the A14 Integrated Delivery Team (A14 IDT – a joint venture comprising …

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